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Sole Ulcers


Sole ulcers are raw sores, which usually occur on the inner side of the outside claw.  It presents as a bulge of granular like tissue protruding through the sole.  Sole ulcers are often associated with clinical manifestations of laminitis.  Most experts believe that if ten percent of a dairy herd has been diagnosed with sold ulcers, laminitis should be suspected.  However, other factors can predispose dairy cows to sole ulcers.  For example, moisture, manure,…


Added by Leslie Ann Batistich on February 4, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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